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Re: problems checking out to macos 10 client

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-08-19 20:57:54 CEST

Alan wrote:
> Hi there. Using the rc2 build for mac os 10 (running 10.3 here), I'm
> getting this error when checking out from my svnserve server:
>
> [...]
> A hh/right/classes.mc
> A hh/teacher.html
> A hh/editClass.html
> svn: In directory 'hh'
> svn: Can't copy 'hh/.svn/tmp/text-base/subscribeclass.html.svn-base' to
> 'hh/subscribeclass.html.tmp': No such file or directory
>
> I can check this out fine on a linux box with no problems, and the only
> thing I can think of is this being related to the fact that this file
> has another file with the same name but a different case in the same
> directory (subscribeClass.html and subscribeclass.html).
>
> I went on a linux server with the same tree checked out and did an svn
> move subscribeclass.html subscribeclass.html.orig, Renaming the file and
> then Mac could check the file out.
>
> I could understand if svn got confused on a windows system, but my mac
> is running unix which is case-sensitive last time I checked.

That is incorrect. HFS+ (the default filesystem on Mac OS X) is indeed
case-insensitive (but case preserving), so if you have two files with
names that differ only in case you will get these kind of errors.

-garrett

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